President, California Telehealth Network (CTN) and
OCHIN Broadband Network Services (OBNS)
Eric Brown is the President of the California Telehealth Network (CTN) and OCHIN Broadband Network Services (OBNS) which is one of the largest consortia of safety net clinics and hospitals in the nation that participate in the FCC Healthcare Connect Fund broadband subsidy program. OBNS provides broadband and virtual care technology services to clinics and hospitals in rural and medically underserved communities nationally. CTN also operates the California Telehealth Resource Center (CTRC), which provides federally funded technical and programmatic assistance to California healthcare providers interested in telehealth adoption or expansion.
Mr. Brown was initially appointed President of the California Telehealth Network (CTN) in 2010 after a distinguished career building and running broadband telecommunications systems in urban and rural communities around the country. In May, 2017, CTN became part of the OCHIN family of nonprofit companies which is when Brown was appointed to his current position. Brown has served on the Board of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), currently serves on the Board of the Schools Health and Libraries (SHLB).
Brown is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with a bachelor’s degree in political science and holds a master's degree in business administration from the Darden School of Business Management at the University of Virginia.
Board and Other Appointments:
Chairman of the Board: Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition
California Teleconnect Fund Advisory Committee Member